The National Coal Supply Corporation is responsible for coal supply to Israel. Coal is a strategic energy source for the Israeli Electric Corporation, owing to considerations of storage, emergency backup, reliability and continuity of supply. Coal is also the main and most cost effective fuel, compared with natural gas and other gasses. Around 30% of the electricity in Israel is manufactured from coal.
Discovering coal sources which meet the operational requirements of Israeli power stations and the stringent environmental standards of the Israeli government.
Forming coal procurement contracts to ensure continuous and stable coal supply to Israel, based on skillful opportunity exploitation and risk management.
Creating a coal shipping infrastructure in order to guarantee continuous and cost-effective coal shipping to Israel under any conditions.
Worldwide coal reserves are expected to last 110 years, while natural gas reserves are expected to last only 54 years.